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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



2017 Maryland General Assembly Session Starts

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January 11th marked the opening of the 2017 Maryland General Assembly legislative session. Blue Water Baltimore will be in Annapolis collaborating with fellow environmental advocates to ensure our local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay are protected. Over the next 90…

Happy New Year from Blue Water Baltimore!

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The New Year provides an opportunity for all of us – Blue Water Baltimore’s dedicated volunteers, supporters, partners, friends, staff and board members – to reflect on our collective efforts to protect Baltimore’s rivers, streams and Harbor, and to renew…

The Photovoice Project: Oliver

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This autumn, Blue Water Baltimore’s Outreach & Education Coordinator, Michel Anderson, facilitated a series of three workshops in Baltimore City’s Oliver neighborhood entitled Photovoice: Oliver. The project was generously funded by the Chesapeake Bay Trust and the National Fish &…

Stand United For Clean Water!

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As a conservationist and environmental advocate, the result of the Presidential Election worries me – as I’m sure it worries many of you. As a steward of our waterways in and around Baltimore, I am concerned about important programs that…

Clean Water Tips for the Holidays

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As the Holiday season quickly approaches, we find ourselves wrapped up in tradition once again – decorations, family, gifts, and perhaps most importantly of all, food.  When preparing your holiday meals this year, you can do your part for clean…

Rain Barrel Painting

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On July 28th, 2016, Blue Water Baltimore teamed up with the National Aquarium to host their first rain barrel painting event. The event was part of the Aquarium’s Harbor Explorations, a day camp offered for the first time this year…

Member Spotlight on Yoga to Save the Bay

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Beginning in spring and running through early fall this past year, you may have noticed a new event on the Blue Water Baltimore monthly calendar, Yoga to Save the Bay. Crystal Wesner, a registered teacher at Sid Yoga, connected with…

Native Roses of Maryland

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Are you looking to kick your native plant garden up a notch? Do you prize native shrubs that are beautiful and support many kinds of wildlife? Look no further than Maryland’s native roses. These are not intensely-bred hybrid roses that…